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Sad day in Hip Hop. TMZ reports that Adam “MCA” Yauch of the group Beastie Boys has passed away today after years of battling cancer. He was 47.

R.I.P. MCA

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Filmmaker Ruth Hogben collaborates with award-winning musician Kanye West to create a film for his single Lost in the World. The song, which features Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, is taken from West’s fifth album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.

Source: XZ

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Večeras provjerite novi Phat Fridays party u klubu Groove (Petrinjska 4) gdje će najbolje od R&B-a i Hip Hopa birati DJ-i Bizzo Bodega i Independent.
Za free upade se javite na adresu blackouthiphop@gmail.com

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In part 2 of his interview with Canada’s The Come Up Show, 5-foot assassin Phife Dawg gets to the heart of the matter (part 1 deals mostly with his opinions on Jeremy Lin and the NY Knicks, see after the jump). In this segment he speaks on his forthcoming LP (apparently near completion and already titled Cheryl’s Big Son: The Anomaly) its first single featuring Lel AKA Snapback & Faith Evans and on the realities of juggling production duties and select North American tour dates with his well-documented health issues.

Source: OKP
UPDATE:  Part 3 added after the jump.

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Photos from Tuesday’s tribute to DJ Bronson in Sutra Lounge (NYC). A lot of familiar faces attended the event. Special guests included Just Blaze, Maya Azucena, Termanology, Ralph McDaniels, Greg Nice, Nutso, El Da Sensei and many more.
Hit continue reading to check out the photo gallery.

R.I.P. DJ Bronson

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The legendary DJ Revolution filled in for DJ Muggs for last week’s episode of Soul Assassins Radio. Listen as Revolution gets down on the 1′s and 2′s with a nice set of old school hip-hop.

Source: TDU

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VH1 re-aired the late The Notorious B.I.G.’s episode of Behind The Music featuring added commentary, footage and interviews. They take a look back at his rise to fame, signing with Diddy, successful career as a rap artist, getting gunned down at the age of 24 and much more.
Hit continue reading to watch part 2.
For those living in the US – you can watch the whole show here.

Source: Yardie

Previous: The Notorious B.I.G. – Bigger Than Life (Full Documentary)

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The Doctors Orders celebrates the life of a musical genius J Dilla Changed My Life 2012 @ Scala, London. The London gig raised just under £11,000 for the J Dilla Foundation and Lupus UK.

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Another unreleased track that didn’t make the cut of Truth Hurt’s Aftermath debut, Truthfully Speaking.

Source: 2DBZ

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Check out the making of the song in the video above, and listen to the end result below.
Invincible will be found his Colin’s upcoming mixtape Unsung Hero.

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